If you're positively jonesing to try out some of Bethesda Softworks' upcoming titles before the hoi polloi get their filthy hands on them, you'll want to stick around your computer at 8 p.m. ET tonight. That's when registration for QuakeCon 2011 opens up, letting people ensure their place at the PC gaming-centric event which will be held August 4 through August 7 at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Basic registration will be free, though three premium tiers of tickets will be available in limited quantities for the diehards. These include a $20 "Select-a-Seat" package, which gets you quickly into the BYOC arena, and the $35 "Swag Pack," which gets you some free merch. There's also the $50 "QuakeCon Done Quick" package, which includes both speedy entry into panels and a metric ton of merch. Check out more details about these super ritzy premium packages after the break.

Select-a-Seat Package - $20
  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • An official QuakeCon 2011 BYOC t-shirt
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad
Swag Pack – $35
  • An official QuakeCon 2011 attendee t-shirt
  • A RAGE Wingstick t-shirt
  • A Skyrim lithograph signed by the team at Bethesda Game Studios
  • A pack of RAGE, Skyrim, and Prey 2 zipper-pulls
QuakeCon done Quick Package - $50 (Limit of 200 packages available)
  • Select and reserve the guaranteed seat of your choice in the BYOC area
  • Express lane fast-pass registration for the BYOC
  • Express lane fast-pass to every speaker, panel, and public event at QuakeCon
  • Limited reserved access seating for all panels, presentations, and events
  • A special art of RAGE mouse pad, individually numbered and signed by Tim Willits, Creative Director of RAGE
  • A limited edition QuakeCon 2011 zipper-pull

This article was originally published on Joystiq.